1 killed, 2 wounded in Gramercy Park shooting

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The intersection of 89th Street and Hobart Avenue in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles, as pictured in a Google Street View image.

The intersection of 89th Street and Hobart Avenue in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles, as pictured in a Google Street View image.

One person died and two others were wounded in apparent drive-by shooting in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

The gunfire was reported just after 4 p.m. in the area of 89th Street and Hobart Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Norma Eisenman said.

Three victims were struck by gunfire, police said.

One of them, described only as male, succumbed to his wounds, officials said.

Another victim, also described as a male, was shot in the arm, police said. A female victim suffered a gunshot wound to her leg. Their ages were not clear.

Police described the shooting as a possible drive-by attack.

Officers were seeking four male suspects believed to be in a Chevrolet Malibu in connection with the shooting, Eisenman said.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

Correction: A previous version of this article attributed a comment to a Los Angeles City Council member. The person referenced was a candidate for the council, but is not on the council. The story has been updated.

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